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Host: Elaine Fleming

The History of Leech Lake is a 10 minute program designed to educate listeners about the History of Leech Lake Reservation. This program provides a historical prospective to American Indian life and how it relates today. This history also gives more knowledge and awareness of the way history affects people's lives. History of Leech Lake gives insight into the culture and history of a people that is not often told. This program will help listeners discover things about Leech Lake that they did not know and may discover a history not described in any textbook.

 

Oral History of Sue Marshall Anderson, Part I

Sue Marshall Anderson was born in 1918 at Bear Island. her family’s 160 acre allotment was at Marshall Point.


Oral History of Sue Marshall Anderson, Part II

Sue Marshall Anderson was born in 1918 during the assimilation era. She attended school, 6-8 grade at the Turtle Lake School.


Oral History of Sue Marshall Anderson, Part III

Sue Marshall Anderson born in 1918, lived through the assimilation era, termination era, and the self determination era.


Oral History: George Ellis Thompson, Part I

George Thompson was born May 26, 1930, 6 years after the 1924 Indian Citizenship Act was passed. He was a historian born in Onigum at the Indian Hospital.


Oral History: George Ellis Thompson, Part II

George Thompson, born in Onigum in 1930 tells stories about Old Agency and New Agency, which was located in Onigum; established in 1900.


Oral History: Iris Lyons Fairbanks


Oral History: Jim Bedeau, Fishing, Berry Gathering and Gardening


Oral History: Jim Bedeau, Food is Medicine


Oral History: Jim Bedeau, Horses and Gardens


Oral History: Jim Bedeau, Maple Sugar and Ricing


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Supported by funds from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.